Urgent News of the Past: 1953-55

Stop fidgeting

Regarding the mind-numbingly boring lectures given during chapel periods at Gorham State, a Pinnacle editorial insisted that students should “sit up straight and pretend we are enjoying it.”

The article chastised students for slumping in their seats and working on homework during the deadly dull speeches, asking, “How would you like it if you saw someone writing and not paying attention to a talk that you had spent some time to prepare?”

“Nothing like a dame”

“Girls come in many varieties: blond, dark, red, fiery, passive, cerebral, bosom, lean, athletic, clinging, capable, highstrung, languorous.